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FCC 54.1305
Revised as of December 7, 2018
Goto Year:2018 | 2020
  § 54.1305   Submission of information to the National Exchange Carrier
Association (NECA).

   (a) In order to allow determination of the study areas and wire centers
   that are entitled to an expense adjustment pursuant to § 54.1310, each
   incumbent local exchange carrier (LEC) must provide the National
   Exchange Carrier Association (NECA) (established pursuant to part 69 of
   this chapter) with the information listed for each study area in which
   such incumbent LEC operates, with the exception of the information
   listed in paragraph (h) of this section, which must be provided for
   each study area. This information is to be filed with NECA by July 31st
   of each year. The information provided pursuant to paragraph (i) of
   this section must be updated pursuant to § 54.1306. Rural telephone
   companies that acquired exchanges subsequent to May 7, 1997, and
   incorporated those acquired exchanges into existing study areas shall
   separately provide the information required by paragraphs (b) through
   (i) of this section for both the acquired and existing exchanges.

   (b) Unseparated, i.e., state and interstate, gross plant investment in
   Exchange Line Cable and Wire Facilities (C&WF) Subcategory 1.3 and
   Exchange Line Central Office (CO) Circuit Equipment Category 4.13. This
   amount shall be calculated as of December 31st of the calendar year
   preceding each July 31st filing.

   (c) Unseparated accumulated depreciation and noncurrent deferred
   federal income taxes, attributable to Exchange Line C&WF Subcategory
   1.3 investment, and Exchange Line CO Circuit Equipment Category 4.13
   investment. These amounts shall be calculated as of December 31st of
   the calendar year preceding each July 31st filing, and shall be stated
   separately.

   (d) Unseparated depreciation expense attributable to Exchange Line C&WF
   Subcategory 1.3 investment, and Exchange Line CO Circuit Equipment
   Category 4.13 investment. This amount shall be the actual depreciation
   expense for the calendar year preceding each July 31st filing.

   (e) Unseparated maintenance expense attributable to Exchange Line C&WF
   Subcategory 1.3 investment and Exchange Line CO Circuit Equipment
   Category 4.113 investment. This amount shall be the actual repair
   expense for the calendar year preceding each July 31st filing.

   (f) Unseparated corporate operations expenses, operating taxes, and the
   benefits and rent proportions of operating expenses. The amount for
   each of these categories of expense shall be the actual amount for that
   expense for the calendar year preceding each July 31st filing. The
   amount for each category of expense listed shall be stated separately.

   (g) Unseparated gross telecommunications plant investment. This amount
   shall be calculated as of December 31st of the calendar year preceding
   each July 31st filing.

   (h) Unseparated accumulated depreciation and noncurrent deferred
   federal income taxes attributable to local unseparated
   telecommunications plant investment. This amount shall be calculated as
   of December 31st of the calendar year preceding each July 31st filing.

   (i) The number of working loops for each study area. For universal
   service support purposes, working loops are defined as the number of
   working Exchange Line C&WF loops used jointly for exchange and message
   telecommunications service, including C&WF subscriber lines associated
   with pay telephones in C&WF Category 1, but excluding WATS closed end
   access and TWX service. These figures shall be calculated as of
   December 31st of the calendar year preceding each July 31st filing.

   (j) The number of consumer broadband-only loops for each study area, as
   defined in § 54.901(g), calculated as of December 31st of the calendar
   year preceding each July 31st filing.

   [ 79 FR 39190 , July 9, 2014, as amended at  83 FR 18964 , May 1, 2018]

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